2/8/19 Juan Manuel Roano

Lafayette police found a 52-year-old woman dead in her home Thursday after a relative asked them to check on her.

According to a press release Friday morning, about 8:30 p.m. Thursday, police found Lisa Heinsen inside 1310 Hart St. Police consider her death a homicide, although they did not provide details.

Police and the coroner's office will be assisted by the Tippecanoe High Tech Crimes Unit.

Juan Manuel Roano, 62, has been identified as a person of interest in the homicide. He is believed to be driving a 2004-2005 white Nissan Pathfinder with possible passenger side damage.

If anyone has any information on this crime or the whereabouts of Juan Roano, they are asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200 or through the anonymous We-Tip hotline at 800-78-CRIME.

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